Small Acreage Management

Understanding Your Land Understanding Your Land
Your source for information and educational materials for sustainably managing your land. To improve your land stewardship, it is essential to understand the resources on your land (Soil, water, animals, plants, and air) and develop a custom management plan based on your property goals. Learn more

Hot Topics & News

grazing guide Dryland Pasture Condition Assessment & Guidelines for Colorado Small Acreages
This guide will help pasture managers assess pasture condition and offer suggestions for improvements. Learn more
Rainwater Collection Rainwater Collection
Colorado residents can now legally collect up to 110 gallons of rain for outdoor use. Learn more
Colorado Small Acreage Services Database Colorado Small Acreage Services Database
Have some work to do on your property and looking for some resources to help you get it done? Find local resources, contractors, and suppliers in your area. Learn more
Current Newsletter - Winter 2017 Newsletter Current Newsletter
The winter newsletter addresses Center Pivot Irrigation, Pork Production for New or Small Pig, What Can the Past Tell Us About Range Management?, Winter Watering, Winter Pasture Care, Winter Livestock Care. Learn more.
Healthy Living with Goats Healthy Living with Goats
An overview of health issues for the backyard farmer. More info.
Small Acreage Irrigation Guide Small Acreage Irrigation Guide
Water rights, uses, irrigation management, and overview of irrigation systems and pumps. Download guide.
Small Acreage Success Story Small Acreage Success Story
Landowner shares his experience with pasture management. Watch now.
Colorado Forage Guide Colorado Forage Guide
Read about common Colorado forages; their uses, management, and seeding. Download guide.

2017 Events Calendar

  Native Plant Master® Program
Apr 11 Backyard Poultry Workshop
Apr 17 Living Lightly
Apr 21 Learn How to Garden With Straw Bales!
Apr 22 Rain Barrels & Passive Water Harvesting
Apr 22 Firewise Landscaping
Apr 26 Residential Rainwater Harvesting in Colorado
Apr 26 Noxious Weeds
Apr 29 Planning Your Mountain Vegetable Garden
May 11 Water and Ditches
May 11 Critters in your Garden
May 25 Grasses for Forage and Reclamation
June 8 Poultry Disease and Biosecurity
June 10 Mountain Plant Sale
June 29 Weed ID and Management
July 13 Grazing Management


Updated Friday April 07 2017